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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys major stake in Pilot Flying J, will become majority owner in 2023

The Haslam family will retain majority ownership with  a 50.1 percent stake in the company, and Jimmy Haslam will continue as CEO. PFJ President Ken Parent and the company’s management ...

Celadon shutters CDL schools, sells flatbed division

Celadon Group announced this week it will close its three CDL training schools later this year, and that it has sold its flatbed division to a subsidiary of P&S Logistics.

FMCSA expands Irma regional emergency declaration to six more states

Drivers in these states will not be subject to hours-of-service regulations, as long as they are hauling emergency relief supplies to the areas affected by the storm. Additionally, FMCSA is ...

Irma closes major highways in Florida

Many bridges in Florida are under a high wind advisory, and truckers and other motorists are urged to use caution when crossing any bridges in the state.

Time to Sell: Spec’ing trucks for resale

When spec’ing new tractors for a specific application, fleet managers must run a litany of cost-benefit analyses and return-on-investment calculations to maximize the truck’s contribution to the company’s bottom line.

TCA, CarriersEdge seeking ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’ nominations

To be eligible for the contest, a for-hire fleet must have 10 or more trucks, operate in the U.S. or Canada and be nominated by a trucker. The nomination period ...

ATRI launches annual Top Industry Issues Survey, seeks carrier response

ATRI gives survey respondents a list of 28 issues identified by the industry and asks for the respondent’s top three issues from the list. Some issues the group identified ...

ATRI launches rebranded website

Beyond rebranding its website, the group says it is also taking steps to streamline its online presence and is doing more to promote its research efforts to the trucking industry.

Walmart institutes new fees to squeeze shippers, carriers into on-time deliveries

The new fees will affect carriers and shippers who fall below thresholds established by Walmart’s new program.

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls to increase for 10th straight year in 2018

The increase will see the most common toll for a Class 8 truck increase from $23.60 to $25.01 for E-ZPass and from $33.10 to $35.08 for cash.

American Moving & Storage Association inks discount deal for members with Penske

AMSA says the new discount program gives its member fleets an alternative to operating a private fleet.

TCA launches program aimed at helping fleets increase profitability

Through the three-tiered system, TCA says carriers have the flexibility to choose how much time and resources to dedicate to the program. The costs of each tier vary based on ...

A day in the books: trucking, logistics CFOs meet in Chicago to share financial strategies

One of the recurring themes at the conference was the need to stay on top of the growing amount of operational and financial data.

XPO Logistics expands services for Sealed Air Corp.

XPO Logistics announced an expansion of its global supply chain support for Sealed Air Corporation - the maker of Bubble Wrap - by launching an integrated warehousing and logistics management ...